A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Virgin Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). Id of earthquake: pr17097007. Event ids that are associated: pr17097007. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 14:53:28 / April 7, 2017 @ 2:53 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:53:28 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 65 km, -64.4578° West, 19.1732° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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